LNG19 Session

19th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG 2019)

LNG 2019 is owned by the International Gas Union, GTI and the International Institute of Refrigeration. This five-day event was hosted in Shanghai, China in 2019 and comprised the largest and most prestigious global LNG conference, a comprehensive international trade exhibition and spectacular networking ceremonies attended by thousands.

Key Statistics

  • 15,000 Attendees
  • 215 Speakers
  • 29 Conference sessions
  • 200 Exhibiting Companies
  • 80 Countries
  • 190 Media
  • 65 Media Partners

Scope of Work

CWC Event Solutions was appointed by the Chinese National Organising Committee to manage:

  • Conference logistics
  • Speaker and programme management
  • Call for Papers
  • Global marketing and media management
  • Delegate sales
  • Registration and accommodation management
  • Sponsorship management

Achievements

As the largest international gas event in China, gathering some 15,000+ participants from more than 80 countries, global interest in LNG 2019 was very high.

This event surpassed expectations and we were delighted to receive outstanding participant feedback.

Some key achievements include:

  • Delivering our client’s objectives of a first-class and important LNG 2019
  • Achieving delegates from more than 80 countries
  • Receiving 421 abstract submissions through the Call for Papers
  • Seamlessly managing more than 215 speakers
  • Attracting high-level participants, with 55% of delegates being C-Level and Senior Management
David Carroll at WGC 2018

27th World Gas Conference
(WGC 2018)

WGC 2018 took place in Washington DC in June 2018 and offered the most comprehensive and diverse program to date for the natural gas industry with some 10,000+ participants from more than 100 countries.

The World Gas Conference is the flagship event of the International Gas Union (IGU), whose 150 members represent over 97% of the global gas market.

Key Statistics

  • 3,500 Delegates
  • 600 Speakers
  • 310 Exhibiting Companies
  • 10,500 Trade Visitors
  • 330 Media
  • 82 Media Partners

The Scope of Work

CWC Event Solutions was appointed by the American Gas Association (AGA) to manage:

  • Overall conference project planning & budget management
  • Speaker & programme management
  • Conference logistics
  • Global marketing & media management
  • Delegate sales
  • Registration
  • Accommodation & hotel management
  • Sponsorship management
  • VIP & protocol services

Achievements

Being in Washington D.C. the event attracted unprecedented interest and support from the U.S. and international governments, in terms of speakers, delegates and media coverage. The conference program featured numerous policymakers and several side events were organised during the event week, which earned the title of ‘Natural Gas Week’ within the industry.

Some key achievements include:

  • Delivering our client’s objectives of a memorable and important World Gas Conference, with high-level policymakers in attendance, including U.S. Secretary of Energy speaking in two Keynote Sessions
  • Achieving delegates from more than 100 countries
  • Seamlessly managing more than 600 speakers – with all sessions running on time
  • Organising an outstanding Opening Ceremony that included world-famous entertainment acts such as the Harlem Globetrotters
  • Attracting over 330 international journalists to cover the event, including Bloomberg and CNBC broadcasting live interviews with key speakers
  • Organising an outstanding Welcome Reception event at the beautiful Union Station, as well as other networking events throughout the week including managing entertainment acts and catering
  • Delivering under cost budget through meticulous negotiation
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17th Liquefied Natural Gas Conference & Exhibition (LNG 17)

The LNG series of events began in 1968 and are held every three years, with hosts alternating between producer and consumer nations. The LNG series has had an outstanding 44 years of success and they are considered to be the premier global LNG events. LNG 17 was the biggest global gas event in 2013. Held in Houston, Texas this event attracted thousands of key decision-makers and oil and gas industry experts from all over the world.

The Scope of Work

Appointed by the American Gas Association, our dedicated team of experts came on board to take care of all aspects of the organisation of this global-scale conference. Our client’s vision was to expand the event, create new opportunities for the global market and deliver a memorable LNG event.

Achievements

From providing strategic guidance on the expansion of the conference programme to ensuring record-breaking numbers of delegates we were proud to have been trusted to grow this important industry event. With CWC’s input, the conference programme was expanded by 40%, representing every step of the LNG value chain and offered more high-level speakers than ever before. An indoor rodeo entertainment, a golf tournament with leading CEOs and a spectacular opening and closing ceremony were only some of the areas we designed. Following this event, we were honoured to have been re-appointed by the USA team to organise the 27th World Gas Conference on their behalf in Washington D.C. in June 2018.

Record-breaking Numbers:

“The biggest gas event of 2013”

  • 3,600 Delegates
  • 250+ Speakers
  • 345 Exhibitors
  • 11,700 Trade Visitors
  • 220 Media
  • 52 Media Partners
WGC 2015 Full Conference Room

26th World Gas Conference
(WGC 2015)

The World Gas Conference, owned by the International Gas Union, is regarded as the Olympic Games of the oil & gas industry and takes place every three years in a different international location. The five-day event comprises of the largest and most prestigious global conference, a large trade exhibition and spectacular networking ceremonies attended by thousands.

Key Statistics

  • 3,700 Delegates
  • 550 Speakers
  • 1,500 Submissions to the Call for Papers
  • 350 Exhibiting Companies
  • 10,000 Trade Visitors
  • 370 Media

The Scope of Work

As this is the most anticipated industry event which gathers some 14,000 participants from more than 100 countries the expectations and global interest in this event were very high. CWC Event Solutions was appointed by the French Gas Association to manage:

  • Speaker & programme management
  • Call for Papers
  • International marketing & media management
  • Delegate sales

Achievements

This event surpassed expectations and we were delighted to receive an outstanding client, delegate and participant feedback.

Some of these achievements include:

  • Delivering our client’s objectives of a memorable and important World Gas Conference
  • Achieving delegates from more than 100 countries
  • Receiving 15,000 abstract submissions through the Call for Papers!
  • Seamlessly managing more than 500 speakers with all sessions running on time
  • Managing the scope of work in an innovative yet cost-effective way
  • Attracting high-level participants, with 70% of delegates being CEOs, Directors, Presidents and Project Managers
  • Successfully managing the international PR campaign

IGU’s President 2012-2015, Jérôme Ferrier, commented that the “The CWC team’s particularly attentive to our concerns and being able under any circumstances to propose suitable and reliable solutions. Their advice was always full of good sense and highly profitable to the event. The CWC team’s institutional memory and strategic approach were invaluable in engineering out problems and engineering in solutions that were not always apparent to us.”

Mr Ferrier continued by saying “I must thank CWC’s team for its strong commitment. CWC was a great part of this successful event. I will not hesitate to recommend CWC for similar events in the future.”

OPEC Seminar 2006 Lunch

OPEC Seminar

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has held the Seminar since 2001. Since then the Seminar has grown in size and prominence to become one of the premier gatherings of the world energy calendar.

The Scope of Work

CWC Event Solutions worked closely with the OPEC Secretariat to organise The First (2001) and The Third (2006) OPEC International Seminar which welcomed a record number of participants to Vienna including Ministers of the 11 Member Countries of OPEC, high-level speakers, sponsors and delegates who contributed to the Seminar’s success.

Achievements

Working on key aspects of the event, including logistics, marketing, sales, sponsorships and VIPs protocol, the team of experts ensured that OPEC’s vision of ‘creating a world-class event’ was achieved.

Licensing Rounds

CWC has organised numerous licensing rounds helping governments plan and promote Licensing Rounds to attract investors for onshore and offshore oil and gas licences.

Some of these include:

  • Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria
  • Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, India (NELP)
  • Nigeria – Sâo Tomé e Príncipe Joint Development Authority

The Scope of Work

With a good understanding of our client’s target investors, we were able to use our extensive database of industry contacts to create a two-pronged marketing campaign of personal researched invitations and broader promotional reach, to ensure high-quality participation.

Working closely with our clients the team of experts delivered a conference in several global locations for each roadshow, featuring professional presentations from the delegation and guest speakers. CWC organised private meetings between interested companies and the delegation which encouraged serious investors and led to profitable outcomes for our clients.

We managed speaker liaison and took care of all logistic in all the respective countries of the roadshows using our local expertise, contacts and business culture awareness.